Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ubuntu Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 169 183
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14 +3
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 26 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.59% 0.54% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.61% 2.19% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 6
East of England median daily rate £500 £515 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +17.71% +75.00%
10th Percentile £325 £279 £368
90th Percentile £551 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +82.86% -65.00% +11.11%

Ubuntu is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 995 1,094 1,139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 22.55% 24.65% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 567 605
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +1.45%
10th Percentile £136 £148 £152
90th Percentile £550 £573 £538
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 144 188
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% - -
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.90 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.50 £43.75 £45.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.53 £16.91
% change year-on-year +5.87% -2.22% +4.61%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ubuntu in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +4 22 £500 -2.91% 4
Hertfordshire -7 2 £483 -12.27% 1
Essex +15 1 £585 - 2
Suffolk -5 1 - - 1
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (76.92%) MongoDB
3 17 (65.38%) Replication
4 16 (61.54%) High Availability
5 11 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (42.31%) SQL
6 9 (34.62%) Windows
7 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
8 5 (19.23%) Python
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle
8 5 (19.23%) Java
8 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
8 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
8 5 (19.23%) CentOS
9 4 (15.38%) B2C
9 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
10 3 (11.54%) Juniper
10 3 (11.54%) Fedora
10 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (11.54%) Node.js
10 3 (11.54%) Kafka
10 3 (11.54%) Open Source
11 2 (7.69%) DevOps
11 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
11 2 (7.69%) Docker
11 2 (7.69%) MuleSoft
11 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
11 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
11 2 (7.69%) Slack

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) JBoss
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) GitHub
1 2 (7.69%) Slack
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (7.69%) Junos
1 2 (7.69%) OpenFlow
1 2 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) MongoDB
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) DBA
1 17 (65.38%) MongoDB DBA
2 9 (34.62%) SQL DBA
3 6 (23.08%) Administrator
3 6 (23.08%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Integration Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Scala Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Kafka
1 3 (11.54%) Node.js
2 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 2 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (7.69%) JMS
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) Play Framework
3 1 (3.85%) SAML
3 1 (3.85%) Twisted
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (65.38%) Replication
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) CentOS
4 3 (11.54%) Fedora
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Debian
6 1 (3.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) High Availability
2 11 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
4 4 (15.38%) B2C
5 3 (11.54%) Open Source
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) ERP
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.69%) SOA
7 1 (3.85%) Bioinformatics
7 1 (3.85%) Computational Biology
7 1 (3.85%) Data Science
7 1 (3.85%) Decision-Making
7 1 (3.85%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.85%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
2 5 (19.23%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) Python
3 2 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) AWK
4 1 (3.85%) Go
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) Scala
4 1 (3.85%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) Grafana
2 1 (3.85%) Icinga
2 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.85%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.54%) Juniper
4 2 (7.69%) Capita
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) MuleSoft
4 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) Siebel
4 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 2 (7.69%) webMethods
4 2 (7.69%) WSO2
5 1 (3.85%) AlienVault